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history just after president obama's state of the union address next tuesday night. republican congressional leaders announced today they've picked senator and possible 2016 presidential candidate, marco rubio, to give the gop response to the president. we're told senator rubio will give two different versions of the response, a taped version in spanish, a live one in english. all that is a first. let's discuss, joining us now, the buzzfeed editor, ben smith, who interviewed senator rubio just last night, and cnn national political correspondent, jim acosta, who's covered senator rubio extensively. were you surprised by this? >> no, i mean, at this point, nothing about him is surprising. i mean, it's his first year in the senate, he's the youngest member of the caucus, in a body where usually you really have to wait a lot of time before you have to do anything, and he's effectively the party's leader on the most important policy issue they're dealing with this year, immigration. >> and the fact that you confirmed this, jim, he's going to be taping this address in spanish and al
look at what president obama needs to say in his state of the union address this coming week. first, the winter wallop in the northeast. let's go straight to the cnn center in atlanta. >> thanks, wolf. i'm brianna keilar at the cnn world headquarters in atlanta, in for don lemon. in a moment, the latest on the l.a. manhunt for a suspected cop killer. first, the story we've been covering all day, the blizzard in the northeast. we go to ashleigh banfield in fairfield, connecticut. how are things there? >> as the day turned into night, the temperatures are plummeting. and what started as a big snowfall story has become a snow on the ground story. the plows are still out all over this state and all over the northeast. trying to keep up with the mess that was left behind. this gas station behind me, it is dead. it is empty. not because they're out of gas, they're out of employees. no one could get here to reopen it. not only that, but the actual gas pumps just started getting too cold and wouldn't work. above this gas station is i-95 and it is chock a block like a parking lot. the proble
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rise or fall together. >> reporter: to obama's november acceptance speech in chicago. favreau was seen working on it in this official white house photo as he was awaiting mitt romney's concession call. he collaborated in all of the state of the union addresses including the one he is set to give next week. favreau met obama in 2004 while he was a 23-year-old staffer on john kerry's presidential campaign. >> out of this long political darkness a brighter day will come. thank you so much, everybody. god bless you. >> so they sent the poor kid in there to tell the keynote speaker that his favorite phrase would have to be removed from the speech and that was their introduction to each other. little did we know that that kid who ran that awful errand would end up being such an integral part of obama's future. >> reporter: obama hired favreau in 2005. when elected he made the then 27-year-old his chief speech writer. hotly pursued by the media, gq magazine then called favreau a facebooking frat boy. he was touching this cardboard cutout of hillary clinton. he apologized and got back to work.
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